CEO INSIGHTS

What Amazon And Bezos Are Teaching Others About Fighting Back

Amazon and its iconic founder are proving that fighting back against populist fervor is not only the best defense but the only one that works.

Workplace Philanthropy: What It Takes To Make Doing Good A Good Thing

While philanthropy is personal and varies from company to company, there are a few best places to start if you are interested in engaging in charity for all of the right reasons

CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.

Second-Act Career Options Abound For Senior Executives

It is widely known that 10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day, but “retirement” is a relative term. Many companies are seeking ways to keep senior executives in part-time or semi-retired roles.
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CEO1000

CEO1000 Tracker

From the schools they went to to the types of companies they run, CEO1000 is tracking the trends among the CEOs of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.

To Fight New Breed Of California Lawsuits, Manufacturing CEOs Need A Crystal Ball

Recent lawsuits suggest courts have a new requirement for manufacturers: clairvoyance. You can guess where these lawsuits are happening (hint: think West Coast), but do CEOs have to worry about liability law across the country?

Bernie Marcus’ Model: Community Progress Without Progressive Fingerpointing

Former Home Depot CEO Bernie Marcus is proof that doing good is not antithetical to doing well, just as free enterprise is not antithetical to community progress.

Three Ways CEOs Can Foster D&I for LGBTQ+ Executives

CEOs may not know exactly how to demonstrate the inclusive behaviors that affirm or encourage LGBTQ+ team members. Here are three steps CEOs can take to create a more inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ employees.

Prophix CEO Paul Barber On The Evolution Of A Software Company

Paul Barber, CEO of Prophix, had a growing profitable business across the border in Canada for years as a software distributor. Then NAFTA happened and essentially killed that market, forcing Prophix to do a U-turn.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

CEO Confidence Plunges On Tariff Fears In June

Amid announcements of new tariffs on China and, at the time of polling, Mexico, CEOs’ outlook for future business conditions plunged 6 percent from May to June, according to Chief Executive’s most recent reading of CEO confidence.
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Elon Musk Shows Us Great Isn’t Always Easy

Tesla’s annual meeting taught the corporate governance community that shareholder independence is alive and well.

The Weakest Link Isn’t Necessarily A Bad Thing

If your organization is spiraling up through growth and continuous improvement, it is highly unlikely that each link in the chain will be of equal strength.

How To Sell Your Company In Five Steps

By creating an organized work environment, tracking your revenue accurately, negotiating fairly, and preparing yourself for the next stage in your professional life, you’ll set up your sale for success and find the right buyer who recognizes your brand’s value.

InterOptic CEO On Challenging The Behemoths In Fiber Optics

How does a mid-sized company in the fiber optics world challenge the Cisco and Junipers of the world? InterOptic CEO Brian McConnell explains the company’s strategy in getting ahead of the marketplace.

BEST & WORST STATES FOR BUSINESS

Best and Worst States For Business

Are you looking to relocate or expand? Evaluate each state's strengths with Chief Executive's 2019 Best & Worst States for Business.

CEO OF THE YEAR

CEO of the Year

Once a year, we celebrate the achievements of a CEO, honored for his or her success in and dedication to business, shareholders and customers.

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